jQuery plugins are always useful for designers and developers but some time we spend couple of hours to find the correct one. So here we are gathered some new and useful jQuery plugins which can help to design and develop your project more faster.
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In this list you can find image galleries, responsive images, slideshow plugins, jQuery file upload, user interface, jquery scrolling, ajax datagrids plugins, jquery notification, user interface elements, web contact forms, modal windows, tooltips, font size, and many other useful jQuery plugins.
jQuery Fullscreen Editor plugin transforms textfields to customizable editors, either it can be used within a form or standalone.
Selectize is the hybrid of a textbox and <select> box. It’s jQuery-based and it’s useful for tagging, contact lists, country selectors, and so on.
jInvertScroll is a jQuery plugin that manipulates the default scrolling behavior and forces a horizontal scroll. The plugin is lightweight (<1kb) and works with almost no setup. Adding a specific class to wrapper elements and calling a JS function i senough.
Loadie.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin to create a preloader that doesn’t suck and that is used by big firms.
AnimateScroll is a beautiful jQuery plugin which enables you to scroll to any part of the page in style by just calling the animatescroll() function with the Id or Classname of the element where you want to scroll to.
Echo.js is a simple image lazy loading library, it’s less than 1KB minified. Lazy-loading works by only loading the assets needed when the elements ‘would’ be in view, which it’ll get from the server for you upon request, which is automated by simply changing the image src attribute.
An experimental push menu with multi-level functionality that allows endless nesting of navigation elements.
The result is a “push” menu that can (theoretically) contain infinite nested sub-menus. When opening a sub-level, the whole navigation pushes the content more, allowing a slice of the parent menu to be visible. Optionally, this slice can be visible or not, in which case the sub-menu will simply cover its parent.
Long shadow effects are widely used to create a depth for any element in flat design. jQuery Flat Shadow is a plugin which can add this fading shadow to everything targeted.
tidyTime.js takes any regular time and changes it into more human friendly dialogue such as “It’s just gone noon. It’s quarter past 8 in the evening, it’s nearly half past 4 in the afternoon, it’s just gone 25 to 6” and more. By adding additional text before and after the time you are able to create powerful friendly interaction with users.
Taggd is a jQuery plugin that help you create tags on images with, or without a popup!
UIkit is a front-end framework, built by YOOtheme, for creating cross-browser and responsive layouts faster.
slimMenu is a lightweight jQuery plugin, which is made to create responsive and multi-level navigation menus on the fly. It converts an unordered list with any depth into a menu with sub-menus and, for smaller screens, the menu becomes a drill-down navigation. It is touch-friendly and has several options for customization like the animation or its speed.
Tabulous.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin that simplifies creating them with a plain HTML structure. The tabs created can be styled with CSS and multiple switching effects exist (slide, scale, scale up and flip).
Owl Carousel is a jQuery plugin that allows us to create responsive carousel sliders so quickly. The plugin is touch-friendly and capable of featuring any HTML content with almost any markup.
Summernote is a super simple WYSIWYG editor on Bootstrap. It’s open source and easy to install. Lightweight (Summernote: 30Kb), Smart User Interaction, Customize by Initializing options, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera ,Internet Explorer 9+ (IE8 support coming soon)
flipLightBox is a responsive Lightbox that is extremely easy to implement and doesn’t require additional stylesheets, scripts or libraries.The coolest feature of flipLightBox is that it has optional flip effect as each lightbox image opens and closes.
With jquery.arbitrary-anchor.js , you can easily create useful and neat dynamic anchor scrolling by simply adding a jQuery/CSS selector after the hash (#) in your page’s URL. This plugin extends the normal anchor functionality, that is, an anchor tag with a name value attribute will still get scrolled to as normal. The same goes for an element with an ID which matches the hash. This little plugin will take care of everything else.
RTP.Slider.js is a versatile and flexible slider. Strong support for fluid / responsive Designs, mobile browsers and touch devices. It has nearly every feature that you can find in other sliders on the web.
Sticky-Kit is a very handy jQuery plugin that simplifies creating/managing such sticky elements and comes with features for complex use.
S Gallery makes use of HTML5’s FullScreen API, and relies heavily on CSS3 animations goodness and CSS3 transforms, so it will work only in browsers that support these features. Once an item is clicked and focused, it is possible to browse others with prev-next buttons or via keyboard.
An on scroll effect template that animates the sides of sections once they are in the viewport. It works with adding a class for animating the two sides of a section.
There is an example effect defined and also some media queries for dealing with smaller screens.